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The e-book rankings reflect the sales of major online e-book providers in a variety of popular e-reader formats. Titles are included whether published in both print and electronic form or in a single format. Publisher credits for eBooks are listed under the name of the publishing company instead of the publisher’s division. an asterisk
indicates that the sales of a book were barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some bookstores reported receiving bulk orders.
1. WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet coastal North Carolina town in 1969, a young woman who survived alone in the swamp becomes a murder suspect.
2. RUN, ROSE, RUN, by Dolly Parton and James Patterson. (Little, Brown) A singer-songwriter travels to Nashville in search of stardom but is followed by her dark past.
3. THE VISCOUNT WHO LOVED ME, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The second book in the “Bridgerton” series. Kate Sheffield stands in the way of Anthony Bridgerton’s intention to marry.
4. IT’S ENDING WITH US, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) A battered woman raised in an abusive home tries to stop the cycle of violence.
5. TRUTH, by Colleen Hoover. (Grand Central) Lowen Ashleigh is hired by an injured writer’s husband to complete his popular series and uncovers a horrifying truth.
6. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS, by Lisa Scottoline. (Putnam) An encounter with members of a drug trafficking organization prompts a suburban family to enter the witness protection program.
7. THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO, by Taylor Jenkins Reid. (Washington Square/Atria) A movie icon tells the stories of her loves and career to a struggling magazine writer.
8. THE DUKE AND ME, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The first book in the “Bridgerton” series. Daphne Bridgerton’s reputation skyrockets when she joins forces with the Duke of Hastings. The basis of the Netflix series “Bridgerton”.
9. THE DIAMOND EYE, by Kate Quinn. (Tomorrow) In 1937 Ukraine, a history student transforms into a Nazi hunter known as Lady Death and is sent to America for a goodwill tour.
10. UGLY LOVE by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Tate Collins and Miles Archer, an airline pilot, think they can handle a deal with no strings attached. But they can’t.
11. AN OFFER FROM A GENTLEMAN, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The third book in the “Bridgerton” series. Sophie Beckett spends time in the arms of Benedict Bridgerton at a masquerade ball.
12. THE RECOVERY AGENT, by Janet Evanovich. (Atria) When her family’s home is threatened, Gabriela Rose sets off with her ex-husband to find lost treasure in the jungles of Peru.
13. THE PARIS APARTMENT, by Lucy Foley. (Tomorrow) Jess has suspicions about her stepbrother’s neighbors when he goes missing.
14. ROMANCING MISTER BRIDGERTON, by Julia Quinn. (Avon) The fourth book in the “Bridgerton” series. Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton discover each other’s secrets.
15. NOVEMBER 9, by Colleen Hoover. (Atria) Is Ben using his relationship with Fallon as raw material for his novel?
1. THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE, by Bessel van der Kolk. (Penguin) How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.
2. WILL, by Will Smith with Mark Manson. (Penguin Press) The actor, producer and musician shares his life story and the lessons he learned along the way.
3. THE STORYTELLER, by Dave Grohl. (Dey Street) A memoir from the musician known for his work with Foo Fighters and Nirvana.
4. TEN STEPS TO NANETTE, by Hannah Gadsby. (Ballantine) The Australian comedian recounts difficult experiences and the creation of her groundbreaking show.
5. AGAINST ALL EXPECTATIONS, by Alex Kershaw. (Dutton Caliber) The story of four soldiers who received the Medal of Honor for their service in World War II.
6. THE 1619 PROJECT, edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones, Caitlin Roper, Ilena Silverman and Jake Silverstein. (One World) See America’s entanglement with slavery and its legacy, in essays adapted and expanded from The New York Times Magazine.
7. EDUCATED, by Tara Westover. (Random House) Out-of-school survivalist daughter has educated herself enough to leave home for college.
8. CRYING IN H MART, by Michelle Zauner. (Knopf) The daughter of a Korean mother and a Jewish-American father, and leader of the indie rock project Japanese Breakfast, describes creating her own identity after losing her mother to cancer.
9. THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE, by Erik Larson. (Crown) An examination of Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s leadership.
10. ONE LIGHTNING THING AFTER ANOTHER, by William P. Barr. (Tomorrow) George HW Bush and Donald Trump’s former attorney general gives his account of those two terms.
11. ALL ABOUT LOVE, by bell hooks. (Tomorrow) The late feminist icon explores the causes of a polarized society and the meaning of love.
12. BRAIDING OF GIVEN GRASS, by Robin Wall Kimmerer. (Milkweed Publishing) A botanist and member of the Potawatomi Citizen Nation is committed to understanding and appreciating plants and animals.
13. LESSONS ON BOARD, by Marie Yovanovitch. (Mariner) The former US Ambassador to Ukraine recounts her career in the post-Soviet world and her testimony during the first impeachment of President Donald Trump.
14. FROM FORCE TO FORCE, by Arthur C. Brooks. (Portfolio) A columnist for The Atlantic advocates ways to change priorities and habits to overcome diminishing abilities later in life.
15. PANDORA’S JAR, by Natalie Haynes. (Harper Perennial) A re-examination of Greek myths and their female characters through a woman’s perspective.
The New York Times Bestsellers are compiled and archived by the Bestseller Lists Office of the News Department of The New York Times and are separate from the culture, publicity and business sections of The New York Times Co. More information on rankings and methodology: www .nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/methodology.